[mythtv-users] Help needed - initial setup questions RE: SA3250 and firewire

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Thu Jun 16 04:16:45 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 06:36:14PM -0700, Joe Schmoe wrote:
> --- Gabe Rubin <gaberubin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 6/14/05, Joe Schmoe <non_secure at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > > video or playback in any way, is there any
> > drawback to
> > > running mythTV on this system under freeBSD ?  I

> I will be capturing and recording TV.  It will all be
> saved on a network file server, and I will watch it
> with thin clients at each TV (namely, Xboxes running
> xbox media center).

How will you capture video on FreeBSD? Does it support the
Linux V4L or DVB or firewire APIs?

> So ... I notice that after posting this group of
> questions twice in two days, nobody still has even
> attempted to answer them ... are these really hard
> questions or something ?

Possibly lack of interest. Personally I can't see why you
would resist running this on linux; FreeBSD isn't in any way
superior for this application.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish at debian.org> <hamish at cloud.net.au>

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